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VOLUME LXVI NO. 56
Complete Wire Service
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1958
Offices in Graham Memorial
FOUR PAGES THIS ISSUE
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Loolc Homeward Angel'--lorn
The Carolina Playmakcrs will in their 1919-1921 seasons. The'Ketti Frings dramatization of
celebrate a Tom Wolfe Homecom
ing with their production of
"Look Homeward, Angel," Decem
ber 5, 6 and 7 in Memorial Hall at
While a student at UNC Wolfe
wrote two one-act plays which
were presented by the Playmakers
plays, entitled "The Return of
Buck Gavin" and "The Third
Night," were later included in The
Carolina Playbook. Wolfe graduat
ed from the University in the class
The Playmakers have been given
special permission to produce the
Wolfe's first novel as a memorial
to its author. The play is still run
ning on Broadway.
The drama concerns the Gant
family and the efforts of the chil
dren to escape the domination of
Eliza, their mother, and the petti
ness of Altamont, the community
in which they live.
In the role of Eugene Gant, the
figure of Thomas Wolfe himself, is
Robert Ketler. of Wyncote, Pa., a
graduate student in the depart
ment of dramatic art.
Other members of the cast in
clude Foster Fitz-Simons and his
wife, Marion, as W. O. and Eliza
Gant; Tommy Rezzuto, as Ben
Gant; and Ellen Dennis, as Helen.
Chuck Nesbit plays Luke, the only
member of the family who has ef
fected his escape.
As a group of boarders who live
in the family home are Pat Liston,
as Mrs. Pert; Robert Bloodworth,
as Jake Clatt; Carolyn Quinn; as
Mrs. Clatt; Dianne Johnson, as
Florry Mangle; Craven Mackie as
Mr. Farrel; Martii Preston, as Miss
Brown; and Betty Green, as Laura
Also in the cast are Art McDon
ald, as Hugh Barton, the husband
of Helen; Herb Drinnon, as Will
Pentland; Doug McDermott, as
Dr. McGuire; Gene Parsons, as
Tarkington; and Carolyn Marsh, as
Tickets for the production are
available in the Playmakers Busi
ness Office, 214 Abernethy Hall.
A few seats are still available for
the Friday and Saturday night per
formances and eood seatc mav h
THOMAS WOLFE as Buck Gavin, in his own play "Th Return of obtained for the hold-over tier-
Buck Gavin" presented by The Playmakers in 1919, Wolfe graduated formance, on Sunday. All seats are
reserved at $1.50..
Interviews for members of five
student government committees will
be conducted Wednesday and Thurs
day from 2 to 4 p.m. by Student
Body President Ralph Cummings
in the student government office
in Graham Memorial. ,
The chairman and one member
to the Student Legislature, one from
the Carolina Women's Council and
one from the Inter-Dormitory Council.
Appointments to the Study Area
Committee (to find suitable places
for studying) will include the chair
man and two members.
The president oft he Inter-Fraternity
Council and chairman of
the Traffic Board are automatic
members of the committee to study
Fraternity Parking Problem. Three
other members will be appointed.
Three members will be appointed
to the committee to study the drink
ing vrules. Other members will be:
IFC court dhairman. IDC court
chairman, Student Council chairman,
IDC president, Women's Honor
Council chairman and Women's
Residence Council chairman.
Appointments of three students
will be made to the Committee
for Pavement of Dirt Area Between
Lenoir Hall and the Law School.
Trial Opens For Man
Accused In Bombings
from UNC in the clatt of 1920.
Ptaymaker's Production .
Looking For Ushers
"'Look Homeward, Angel" Is look
ing for ushers for Its performances
Filday, Saturday and Sunday.
According to Bob Ketler of the De
partment of Dramatic Arts the
Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity
is helping out Saturday and Sunday
but from 15 to 20 ushers are needed
for each night.
Anyone who can help has been
requested to contact Bill White at
9523 or Bob Ketler at 8-7431 or
in the Dramatie Arts Office in 101
Musical To Feature
The Third Petite Musicale spon
soreu by GMAB will be held Sun
day, Dec. 7, at 8 pjn. in the Play
The concert will feature composi
tions by. two graduate music majors:
Thomas Rice of Washington, D.C.,
Assisting the groups at the 'cello
will be Mary Gray Clarke. Rebec
ca Carnes. soprano, and Marvin
Tatum, bass, will also be perform
ing in the unconventional capacity
A transmrifation of the Bjach
Coming In '59
WUNC-TV Channel 4, will begin
its fourth season of "Broadvision"
basketball coverage Wednesday at
8:15 p.m. The Tar Heel-Clemson
fame will b telecast direct from
' "Broadvision" U the system by
3 which games are televised on Chan
inel 4 without audio commentary.
V Viewers can turn to any one of
Aevcral radio stations carrying the
' lame for a play-by-play account of
Jiat they see on the TV screen.
p Other Carolina home basketball
frames to be presented via Broad
vision this season will be Wake
Forest, Jan. i; Maryland, Feb. 4;
and N. C. State, Feb. 18.
and Pete Ford, of Meriden, Conn. ' Fugue in D, a transmutation of the
Students and the public are invited i poem xiii of e. e. cummings and
to the free concert. I transmustations of four poems by
The first half of the program will Ford tojill bo performed. Three
be devoted to compositions by Rice structured sounds, a fusion and
and will feature a suite for flute I Hysteria Number Three will also
and string orchestra. Earl Slucum, be played.
professor of music, will play the I Ford will discuss his ideas con
solo part and Edgar Alden, Jean I cerning music in a talk, "The New
Heard, Dorothy Alden, Mary Gray Esthetic," during the concert
Clarke. Suzanne Parker and Donald
Fouse will be among the mem
bers of the orchestra.
Raymond Mcguire, tenor from the
Grass Roots Opera Co., will per
form a song cycle, "Love Lyrics,"
set to poems by Peele, Herrick,
Carew, Shelley, Lyly and Milton.
Michael Cordovana will accompany
Rice at the piano.
Daniel Gore will perform a solo
suite for the guitar and Rice and seizure and control of U. S. trans
Joel Chadabe will play an arrange-1 portation, communications and utili-
ment for piano duet of two dance ties industries will be debated by
sequences from an opera in prog- the Philanthropic Literary Society
ress, "Whatever Passes Along the tonight at 8 o'clock in Phi Hall.
Paths of the Sea." Rice is a grad- The bill is based on the premises
Di Holds Exec Meeting
The Dialectic Senate will hold an
executive session tonight at 8 o'clock
All members are required to at
tend the meetin? in the senate hall,
third floor of New West.
G. M. SLATE
Activities for Graham Memorial
Women' Residence Council, 7-9
p.m., Grail; Debate Squad, 4-5:30
p.m., Grail; GM Activities Board,
2-4 p.m., Grail; University Party,
7-9 p.m., Roland Parker I and
II; Ways and Means Committee,
2-4 p.m.. Woodhouse Conference
Room; Receptions and Decora
tion Committee, 4-5 p.m., Wood
Ju;jse Conference Room; Traffic
CVancil, 7-15 pjn., Woodhouse
Conference Room; Dance Lesson,
7-13 p.m.. Rendezvous Room; APO,
7 J p.m. in Alumni 203,
Phi To Debate
U. S. Seizure
By STAN BLACK
A resolution favoring government
Officers will be installed and new
members initiated into the newly
chartered Sigma Delta Chi, nation
al journalism fraternity, on ' the
UNC campus early in 1959, Dean
N. N. Luxon of the University Jour
nalism school said today. j
A charter for the University unit
was voted at a national convention
of the . fraternity in San - Fraaafceo
The national organization was pe
titioned by the Men's Press Club,
and 16 persons were in the petition
ing group, Dean Luxon said. Char
les Sloan, UNC senior from Arling
ton, Va., is president of the club.
Other officers of the group include
Parker Maddrey, Seaboard, vice
president; George Hord, Kings
Mountain, secretary; and Donald L
Shaw, Waynesville, treasurer.
Five of eight members of the UNC
journalism faculty are members of
the national fraternity; Dean Luxon,
Dr. John B. Adams, Conrad H. Hill,
Dr. Wayne Denison, and Kenneth
The Men's Press Club was initi
ated in the fall of 1957 for the
purpose of organizing a group to
petition Sigma Delta Chi for the
installation of a Noth Carolina
ATLANTA IT) The first of
five men charged with dynamiting
the Jewish temple here went on
trial for his life yesterday despite
defenses protestations that the of
fense is not a capital one.
Defense attorneys argued spirited
ly that a Georgia statue provid
ing the death penalty for dynamit
ing dwellings or other houses does
not include houses of worship such
as the temple, especially if they
But Judge Durwood T. Pye
brushed the objections aside and
ordered George Allen Bright, 31, to
trial in Fulton superior court under
the law that could bring him the
Also .charged in similar indict
ments and to be tried later
are Wallace H. Allen, Kenneth Ches
ter Griffin, Robert and Richard
Bowling, all of Atlanta addresses.
Pye told the defense that it was
contending the state law provides
an "open season' 'on churches. Re
plying to an argument of Atty.
James R. Venable that the statute
does not cover a church, he re
torted that "a church is a house
of worship" and the terminology
or other houses means what it
Atty. Essley Burdine also of the
defense argued unsuccessfully that
since the temple was unoccupied
when it was blasted early the morn
ing of Oct. 12, the indictments should
have - been brought under a law
providing a lesser penalty. This
statute relates to the dynamiting
of unoccupied houses.
The defense set out by subpoena
to have brought into court exten-
WASHINGTON - (AP) - The Pentagon appeared re
signed yesterday to the probability that Russia will be first
in the air with an atomic air-plane. But top officials doubted
that the Soviets are already flying one.
Secretary of Defense Neil McElroy conceded that the
Soviets have a "slight lead" in the development of nuclear
power for aircraft. At the same
sive membership lists, newspaper
and television files and other rec
ords. Finally. Rabbi Jacob Roths
child agreed to produce lists of the
temple's membership and insurance
records; Southeastern Director
Arthur J. Levin of B'Nai B'Rith's
anti-defamation league, a list of of
ficers and employes in Georgia;
and editor Ralph McGill of the
Atlanta Constitution, certain un
specified records and information.
Pye threw out subpoenas for the
files and office records on a WAGA-
TV broadcast about the bombing
by announcer Ben Gunn and Gunn's
later dismissal. Atty. Venable with
drew subpoenas for records from
Jack Spalding, editor of the Atlanta
Journal, and Jack Tarver, presi
dent of Atlanta Newspapers Inc.
Venable claimed he wanted all
this material to aid in jury selec-'
tion and to show a Jewish con
spiracy to force the firing of Gunn,
whose broadcast included somewhat
lengthy interviews with 'the defen
dants. Pye observed that he could not
see what it had to do with the
guilt or innocence of the accused.
At another point in the preliminary
legal skirmishing, he had comment
ed that the Jewish people were
not on trial in his court.
He was prompted to make the
latter statement by a declaration
of Venable, seeking a list of the
entire B'Nai B'Rith .membership in
Georgia, that this organization and
its ADI are interlocked and owned
and operated by the Jewish race
Pye refused to order the B'Nai
B'Rith membership list produced
on the grounds that the defense
subpoena named the ADL instead.
time he said there will be no
change in this country's cautious
approach to the tremendous ' job
of harnessing nuclear power to' an
airplane that can serve a definite
The nuclear aircraft issue was
brought to the fore by publication
over the weekend of a report the
Soviet completed an atomic plane
six months ago and have been
flying it over Moscow for at least
two months. The report, appear
ing in Aviation Week magazine,
said the Russian craft was a mili
tary prototype and not just a fly
ing test craft using a more con
ventional frame to carry atomic
Today a Moscow dispatch, delay
ed almost 18 hours in clearing
through Soviet censorship, report
ed mysterious vapor trails have been
sighted over the Russian capital
recently. It mentioned speculation
that they might be caused by a nu
clear powered airplane.
.At President Eisenhower's vaca-
ion headquarters in Augusta, Ga.,
Press Secretary James C. Hagerty
said "I don't know" when report
ers asked if this Government has
knowledge that the Russians have
developed a nuclear-powered aircraft.
In Washington, Secretary McEl-
would not be "too sophisticated."
Defense officials use this expres
sion to describe a relatively primi
tive stage of development.
Other Pentagon officials private
ly voiced the view that if the Rus
sians a;e now flying a nuclear
plane it could be similar to what
the U. S. Air Force did last year
when it loaded a nuclear reactor
into a B36 bomber and flew it
around to test various means of
protecting aircraft crews from
CONNECTION WITH BUDGET
Still other Pentagon officials said
there could be a connection be
tween the new report of Russian
atomic plane progress and the fact
that the new American defense
budget is entering its final stages..
These officials, noting President
Eisenhower's demand for greater
economy in the government, have
said "something will have to give"
to keep defense spending from
mounting. All of the services are
now having their proposals sub
jected to intensive scrutiny to de
termine which projects should be
pushed and which must be cut back.
Within the Air Force itself there
is some disagreement about whether
to put more money into the nuclear
aircraft program in view of pro-
Students, Dean Attend
Conference At Pfeiffer
uate of Catholic Univrsity n Wash-
ington, D.C., and is now dong grad
uate work at the University.
The "percussion ensemble or
chestra will be directed by Joel
Chadabe. An alarm clock, balloons,
ratchet, flyswatter, bow and arrow
that these industries tend to be
monopolistic and furthermore are
not self-supporting on a private
This is evidenced by the continual
applications by airlines and railroads
for government subsidies of tax
To Reserve Rooms
Students who haven't reserved
their rooms for the spring semester
have been urged to do so immedi
The deadline for reserving rooms
is Wednesday. If th room reserva
tion cards are not turned in by
this time the rooms will be reas
Room reservation cards may be
obtained at the Housing Office.
Seven UNC students and Fred
H. Weaver, dean of student affairs,
joined in a three day Southern
Student Human Relations Confer
ence at Pfeiffer College in Misen-
heimer over Thanksgiving.
Over 150 students from 11 South
ern states gathered to discuss dif
ferent viewpoints and backgrounds
cn the problems of human rela
tions in the South.
Kathy Glavin, Pappy Churchill and
Bernadine Booker represented UNC
as delegates to the unique confer
ence of mixed races held on a non-
Neero campus. Curtis Gans, Ed
Levy, Russell Eisenman and Lar-
kin Kirkman. all of UNC served
the conference in various capacities.
Speakers for the three-day con
ference which began last Friday
and ended Sunday were chosen for
their variance in opinion on South
ern human relations particularly
on the segregation issue.
James McBride Dabbs, president
of the Southern Regional Council,
who spoke at the opening meeting
laid the problems in the South to
its history. He claimed that 300
years ago the South made a wrong
choice when it decided on an agra
rian economy with slavery. The
South has been out of the world
since then, he said.
Thomas Ellis, a Raleigh attorney,
spoke in favor of segregation and
declared that through intergration
the quality of education would be
The conference was designed to
permit students to discuss the var
ious viewpoints and create a spirit
of greater understanding of the
issue. With a more complete un
derstanding established through fhe
conference it was hoped that con
structive actions could be taken in
the future to solve the issues.
The meeting brought together stu
dents from private, public, praochial
Negro, and white schools.
roy told newsmen he was highly
skeptical of the. report that the
Soviets were flying a nuclear plane
but he conceded the probability
the Russians have a small lead and
that they may welT beat the United
States into the air with a craft
powered by nuclear energy.
(Russia's capability in this field
was spelled out more graphically
a few weeks ago by Maj. Gen.
Donald J. Keirn, an Air Force of
ficer in charge of the Pentagon's
FLIGHT BY YEAR'S END
Keirn told reporters on Nov. 20
the Russians might be able to fly
an atomic plane before the end
of this year. He indicated Soviet
developments in airborne nuclear
energy were well known to U. S.
military scientists and that the air
craft being pushed by the Russians
gress being made on the B70 chem
ical bomber. Already christened
the Valkyrie, this new bomber is
now talked Jtbout as an eventual
replacement for the B52 strategic
jet bobber.--V -
B70 BEING DEVELOPEpf
The B70 is designed' to fly at
more than 2.000 miles an hour,
about three times the speed of
the B25, and to be capable of al
titudes above 70,000 feet.
The nuclear aircraft advocates,
represented by Gen. Keirn main
tain that this country is on the
threshold of real progress in ap
plying atomic power to aircraft.
The U. S. nuclear airplane pro
gram has been subjected to erratic
financing and several changes of
course in the 13 years since it
started. Something over 850 mil
lion dollars has already been spent.
To Appear Tuesday
The famed Melachrino Orchestra , Besides records, the orchestra has
and Strings will appear here Tues-. built a reputation in America
day, Dec. 9, in Memorial Hall at through the transcribed "Mela
8 p.m., sponsored by the Student ' chrino Musica'e" broadcast over
Entertainment Committee of GMAB. many radio stations.
The concert will be free to stu-
and a cap gun are among the "in-1 benefits to continue operatons and
slruments." Jo Anne Goulson, David even maintenance. The recent talk
Jones, David Richardson aad Edith of mergers between the New York
Back are among the members par
ticipating in the ensemble.
Central and the Pennsylvania and
among seven smaller roads seems
to point out how inevitable monopoly
It is only a question of time be
fore the .. ovtircbmjteitijtioa among
airlines will bring . about a similar
A reminder to students who have result, some believe. These indus-
rcccntly brought cars to Chapel Hill tries are considered too important
has been issued by Ray Jeffries, to the health and defense of the
assistant to the dean of student nation to allow such conditions to
affairs. Jeffries said such vehicles prevail.
Jeffries Gives Car
must be registered at his office,
206 South Building.
Included are new autos belong
ing to the owners of vehicles for
Penalties will be given to students
not complying with the registration
rule, Jeffries said.
Competition in the utilities in
dustry ' would only bring about
chaos. As monopoly has been the
only answer to this problem, there
have arisen giant octopus-like com
panies dominating the various as
pects of botn utilities and com-
Chapel Hill Is Quiet Town
By MARY ALICE ROWLETTE
A time of quiet Thanksgiving
vacation in Chapel Hill. As the
campus is emptied of students, a
sense of timelessness seems to en
velope the I entire village.
You go to hhe Duk!e-Carolin:a
freshman benefit football game on
Thursday afternoon. The stadium
seats are filled with adults and
high school children. About 2-3 of the
seats aren't filled at all.
After the game you go to a
movie in Durham and then come
back to Chapel Hill. Everything
is dark except the Chuck Wagon.
About a dozen people are there
drinking coffee. The juke box is
silent. You speak to a couple of
freshmen football players.
The cold night air nips your
fingers as you step into the empty f
street. No music from Kemps." Chap-'
el Hill is silent.
You sleep late the next morning
and then watch television for a
few minutes. Nothing but soap ope
ras so you turn it off. .
You wander across campus. You
can cross streets without looking.
Nothing is coming.
The chatter of the squirrels and
the chirping of the birds sound
louder than usual. You make friends
with a little boy on a bicycle. He
tells you his name and what he
wants Santa to bring him. Then
the two of you make friends with
a small dog. The little boy rides
off to attend to some important
business and the dog follows him
Graham Memorial is open. Six
people are reading magazines and
someone is playing the piano. The
Coke machine won't work.
You study and put in a long
distance call to your parents. Just
for the hell of it you stroll down
town. Small children are holding
their parents' fingers and gazing
at early Christmas displays. People
seem to talk in hushed tones.
Chapel Hill is silent. Not with
the silence of church or of sadness.
It's the silence of waiting.
On Sunday you greet your room
mate. You go back to classes on
Monday and you're glad you studied
For some reason you think of that
little boy on the bicycle. You hope
he gets the football for Christmas
and, as you sit in lecture, you write
"19 days 'til Christmas' on the
margin of your notes.
dents on admission of Identification
Cards at the door. Student wives'
tickets are $1. After 7:45 p.m.
Tuesday, townspeople may purchase
tickets to the concert for $2.
The British orchestra is making
its first tour of the United States
and Canada this season. The group
is known in this country for its
relaxed and smooth musical style.
Popular record albums the orches
tra has recorded include: "Music
For Dining," "Music For Relaxa
tion,''' "MuCc For Two People
Alone," "Music To Sleep By,"
"Music For Daydreaming" and
Music For Reading."
Conductor George Melachrino will
lead the orchestra In a program
ranging from light novelty- num
bers to familiar semi-classics.
Melachrino was the first artist
from abroad to sell over a million
records in this country. Record
sales for his orchestra have now
passed the three million mark.
Reccrds are distibuited here by
The Melachrino Orchestra was
formed at the end of the war when
George Melachrino developed the
melodic sound, since an identifica
tion of the group, as an antidote
for the keyed-up nerves that pre
vailed in war-torn countries.
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.... coming Dec. 9 ...
Students in the Infirmary yes
Eloise Poe Walker, Aiene Keeler.
Baggett, Sarah AUene Doggett,
Loretta Lee Honey, Geoffery Alien
Huguley, Sliepard Braun, Ronald
Tully BuiL Edmond Pendleton
Lively, Albert Vincent Keyes, Dan
iel Patrick Flynn Sheehan, Julian
Willis Bradley and Phillip Augus